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Euro Crisis: 50% of Firms Stuck Behind the Planning Eight Ball

by Kristin Moyer  |  January 20, 2012  |  2 Comments

Contributed by David Furlonger Today we conducted our Euro Crisis Webinar. 416 participants were surveyed about: Whether their enterprise had plans in place to deal with a worsened euro crisis Whether the euro crisis has impacted their IT budget Whether the euro crisis would influence investments in innovation Results of the polling revealed that 50% […]

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Euro Crisis:Get Ready for More Regulation and Protectionism.

by Kristin Moyer  |  January 10, 2012  |  Comments Off

Contributed by David Furlonger   [ Register Now For January 19th webinar: Euro Crisis Webinar ] An interesting article appeared on Reuters yesterday: Financial repression is here and may be helpful. It discusses and supports the potential for greater control over the financial markets by governments, including a continuation of the current schemes that print more money […]

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Euro Crisis: What is the Connection between Hypothecation and the Future of Money?

by Kristin Moyer  |  December 20, 2011  |  Comments Off

Contributed by David Furlonger On the weekend, I read a rather alarming commentary by David Stockman European Banking System is on the Verge of Collapse. While this analysis clearly highlights the fragility of bank balance sheets, it doesn’t dig deeply into the graver issue facing the Eurozone policy makers and indeed the world –  that […]

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Can Europe Innovate Out of a Crisis?

by Kristin Moyer  |  December 13, 2011  |  1 Comment

Contributed by David Furlonger Commentators suggest over half of the companies on the 2009 Fortune 500 list began during a recession or bear market. Does this offer hope to a European market saddled with an on-going crisis and likely poor economic growth, if not recession, for several years to come? The new European Programme for […]

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The Euro Crisis – Are IT Professionals Prepared for the Fallout?

by Kristin Moyer  |  December 8, 2011  |  2 Comments

Contributed by David Furlonger Today’s WSJ suggested the Euro currency was finished: Banks Prep for Life After Euro This is another news article, in a continuing stream, that has become more intense over the last several months. The question is, are IT professionals, as opposed to economists and maybe politicians, prepared for a redenomination of […]

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Hands Up – How Do You Know If You Are Stressed?

by Kristin Moyer  |  February 11, 2009  |  Comments Off

  David Furlonger here – yesterday saw the release of the U.S. Financial Stability Plan and the Capital Assistance Program. The accompanying Fact Sheet sets out the requirement for banks to begin “comprehensive stress testing” to determine whether institutions have the necessary capital to lend money and absorb future losses from further economic declines.   While […]

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CIO Scenario Planning for the Collapse of the Euro and Basel II

by Kristin Moyer  |  October 23, 2008  |  Comments Off

David Furlonger here with my colleagues Rick DeLotto and Doug McKibben. I really do want to pay more taxes – honest.  Being a British citizen living in Canada and having lived for 5 years in the US, I have the dubious pleasure of paying taxes in three countries and the simultaneous annoyance of not being […]

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Even as Many Continue To Wrestle With Basel II – Do We Now Hear The Distant Clamoring in Regulatory Corridors For Basel III?

by Kristin Moyer  |  September 24, 2008  |  1 Comment

David Furlonger here.  The call by the Bank of England for minimum capital requirements sets the scene for yet more regulatory oversight. Calling for more capital reserves is one thing – having banks implement realistic risk management methodologies is another. Many firms who have been in distress have well established Basel II programs – these […]

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